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Beachcroft Early Origins



The surname Beachcroft was first found in Durham, where they held a family seat from ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

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Beachcroft Spelling Variations


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Beachcroft Spelling Variations



The name Beachcroft, appeared in many references, and from time to time, the surname was spelt Beecroft, Becroft, Becraft, Bearcroft and others.

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Beachcroft Early History


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Beachcroft Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Beachcroft research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 170 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Beachcroft History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Beachcroft Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Beachcroft Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Beachcroft Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



The New World beckoned as many of the settlers in Ireland, known as the Scotch/Irish, became disenchanted. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Amongst the early settlers who could be considered kinsmen of the Beachcroft family, or who bore a variation of the surname Beachcroft were E. J. Beecraft arrived in San Francisco, California, in 1750.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
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    The Beachcroft Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Beachcroft Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 July 2014 at 14:24.

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